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Fontan Procedure MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fontan Procedure
Tree Number(s)
E04.035.410.295
E04.100.376.410.295
E04.100.376.724.500
E04.100.814.868.875.295
E04.928.220.370.295
E04.928.220.560.500
Unique ID
D018729
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018729
Scope Note
A procedure in which total right atrial or total caval blood flow is channeled directly into the pulmonary artery or into a small right ventricle that serves only as a conduit. The principal congenital malformations for which this operation is useful are TRICUSPID ATRESIA and single ventricle with pulmonary stenosis.
Entry Term(s)
Bidirectional Cavopulmonary Shunt
Bidirectional Glenn Procedure
Bidirectional Glenn Shunt
Fontan Circuit
Fontan Circulation
Fontan Operation
Fontan Palliation
Hemi-Fontan Procedure
Norwood Procedure, Stage 2
Norwood Procedure, Stage 3
Norwood Procedure, Stage II
Norwood Procedure, Stage III
Stage 2 Norwood Procedure
Stage 3 Norwood Procedure
Stage II Norwood Procedure
Stage III Norwood Procedure
Previous Indexing
Heart Defects, Congenital/surgery (1977-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/04/19
Revision Date
2019/02/22
Fontan Procedure Preferred
Fontan Circulation Related
Hemi-Fontan Procedure Narrower
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